This collection documents the private life and personal activities, largely philanthropic, of Abby Rockefeller Mauzé (1903-1976). The bulk of the material contained in the collection dates from before 1960.
The Harold P. Fabian Papers contain minutes, correspondence, financial records, reports, legal documents, photographs, audio tapes, motion picture film, and clippings which record Fabian's involvement in and operation of the Snake River Land Company, the Teton Companies, and Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. between 1927 and 1975. The papers are almost complete for the years 1927 to 1954. Correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection.
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. family photographs, Series 1005, 1875-1969 (Bulk: 1910-1969), bulk 1910-196960.66 Cubic Feet
The John D. Rockefeller Jr. family photographs, Series 1005 photographically documents all aspects of John D. Rockefeller Jr's life and career including family life, philanthropic activities and events, business activities and associates, real estate interests, and religious interests. The family-related images include individual and group portraits of his immediate family -- namely his wife Abby Aldrich Rockefeller and their six children -- Abby Mauze, John D. Rockefeller 3rd., Winthrop Rockefeller, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Laurance S. Rockefeller and David Rockefeller, as well as a selection of relatives. The collection also contains images of the Rockefeller family homes, primarily their residences in New York and Seal Harbor, Maine as well as images of family trips and travel throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the American West.
The John D. Rockefeller Jr. papers is comprised of his personal papers (as compiled and maintained by the Office of the Messrs. Rockefeller (Room 5600)), family photographs, and images of Pocantico Hills, New York including but not limited to the family estate and surrounding properties.
Subseries FV primarily contains financial vouchers documenting the activities of John D. Rockefeller and John D. Rockefeller Jr. in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Types of files include: letterbooks and an index.
The Kenneth Chorley papers contain correspondence, financial records, minutes, legal documents, reports, clippings, and photographs relating to the development of Colonial Williamsburg and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, as well as to Chorley's professional activities in the field of historic preservation. Most of the collection relates to his business activities; there are few personal papers.
Collection includes but is not limited to: studies pertaining to JDR Jr's interests including: the history of USO, a guide to long-range planning for United Way, Commission on the Future of Rockefeller University and Kimball's files for Riverside Church, New York Blood Center, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Red Cross.
This series contains the personal and office files of Nelson A. Rockefeller specifically related to his family members and friends, dating from Rockefeller's birth in 1908 and continuing through 1973. Usually, the files comprise correspondence with or about these individuals, but newspaper clippings, publications, reports, inventories, notebooks, diaries, and photographs are also included (photographs have been transferred to the photo collection). There are also a number of folders of early materials on Nelson Rockefeller himself, which were most likely kept by his mother and then passed along to him at various times. These range from height charts from his infancy, to school work and bank statements from his adolescence, to clippings on his engagement in 1929. Also among this material are numerous photographs taken by Rockefeller, who in his adolescence had a passion for photography.